Tag Archives: Baseball

OLSM Star Pitcher Brock Porter Signs with Texas Rangers

Brock Porter was recently drafted #109 by the Texas Rangers after being projected to go much higher. The Gatorade National Player of the Year had committed to Clemson after an incredible career and senior campaign. However, Porter said he would not sign at the slot amount and instead go to college. The Rangers negotiated and gave him a deal for just under 4 million dollars to sign and the recent graduate will be heading to Texas as a professional baseball player.

Kent City Junior Baseball Finishes Year as Top 8 in Michigan

The Kent City junior baseball team closed their season this weekend as a top 8 finisher in Michigan. The boys made a statement right away on the back of excellent pitching with three consecutive wins before falling in the sudden death elimination round.

This marks the first time Kent City has been represented in the state tournament and shows a positive view of the future of Kent City baseball as they move on to the high school game next spring. This is a class to watch the next four years.